The Autumn Tag

Yes, with the passing of Labor Day weekend, it means that Summer is officially winding down. While we say ‘bye-bye’ to long, humid days, it’s ‘Hello’ to colorful leaves, long boots, and Halloween, and I’m perfectly fine with that! I’m doing The Autumn Tag as part of welcoming cooler days and spooky themes! This tagContinue reading “The Autumn Tag”

Sunday Sentence, July 21: Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’. ‘After all the truth I’ve given her, I shouldn’t have ruined it for myself with that final lie’. Source: Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth

July 2019 Book Releases

Although it’s now the beginning of July, here are some of the book releases that are happening this month. I’m very excited to see these selections! I’m so excited for this story, since it’s set in one of my favorite areas in New York City. When I lived in New York for seven years, IContinue reading “July 2019 Book Releases”

Books I Discovered Through iaPOETRY

     My passion for writing and poetry stems from my years in training as a Poetry Therapy Practitioner in iaPOETRY, based in New York City. iaPOETRY (International Academy for Poetry Therapy) is a strong and supportive network of teachers and clinicians founded by Lila Weisberger (now headed by Jill Teague and Geraldine Campbell). I trainedContinue reading “Books I Discovered Through iaPOETRY”

Mid Year Book Freakout Tag

It’s amazing that 2019 is halfway through! I’ve been seeing this tag circulate throughout June, and I’m glad that I’m finally taking part in it. I see this as a way to relieve wedding planning stress lol! I came across this book tag through Adventures of a Bibliophile‘s page. Best Book You’ve Read So FarContinue reading “Mid Year Book Freakout Tag”

Time After Time by Lisa Grunwald/A Review

Time After Time by Lisa Grunwald Length: 416 pages Genre: Historical Fiction/Romance Source: Acquired from NetGalley Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Series or Standalone: Standalone **I received Time After Time through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review** I really enjoy stories that focus on New York City in earlier times. When I came acrossContinue reading “Time After Time by Lisa Grunwald/A Review”

‘The Gilded Wolves’ by Roshani Chokshi/A Review

I read ‘The Gilded Wolves’ as part of May’s Asian Readathon. After completing this book, I sat with it for quite a bit. There was so much thought-provoking content with regards to the world building and cultural context in 19th century Europe, so I want to make sure my words came through clearly. ‘The GildedContinue reading “‘The Gilded Wolves’ by Roshani Chokshi/A Review”

June 2019 TBR list

For the month of June, I’m going to continue reading Asian themed novels. I received two new books as I was taking on the Asian , and just never got to them in time! My reading pace is just THAT slow, lol! These are the books I’m planning on reading during June. I may addContinue reading “June 2019 TBR list”

“Girls of Paper and Fire” by Natasha Ngan: A Review

Book: ‘Girls of Paper and Fire’ by Natasha Ngan Publisher: Jimmy Patterson Books, Little Brown and CompanyLength: 400 pgs.Series or Standalone: Book #1 in a Series I read ‘Girls of Paper and Fire’ for Asian Readathon. I didn’t think that I would be swept into this novel so quickly. YA isn’t necessarily the genre IContinue reading ““Girls of Paper and Fire” by Natasha Ngan: A Review”